U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery

U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
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12 slide power point that covers:

- The concept of Manifest Destiny and it's effects on U.S. Foreign Policy including:
- the Annexation of Texas
- the Mexican War and Cession
- the division of the Oregon territory

- Government actions and events that lead to increased settlement of the Midwest and West such as:
- the California Gold Rush
- the Homestead Act
- the Pacific Railway Act

- Compromises reached to deal with the increasing tensions over slavery caused by Westward Expansion such as:
- the Missouri Compromise
- the Compromise of 1850


Power point includes:

- Important terms listed & emphasized that frequently appear on NY State U.S. History Regents Exams
- Numerous paintings, political cartoons, and other primary sources to support understanding of historical events
- Numerous maps, graphics & charts to support understanding of historical concepts

***Intended for use in U.S. History classrooms in preparation for the New York State U.S. History & Government Regents Exam***
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U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery
U.S. History: Westward Expansion & the Spread of Slavery